Tag Archives: genealogy

Hispanic Surnames and Family History

Having Mexican roots means that there is a high probability that you also have a Hispanic last name. I recently bought a new batch of books for our genealogy group Las Villas del Norte and one of those was titled “Hispanic Surnames and Family History”. This book contains thousands of …

The Slave Trade

 

During my research I have come across my fair share of ancestors labeled as mulattos and other racial designations indicating that they may have black ancestry. As I have mentioned before some people go as far as to deny their African roots by saying that it is just a …